Frequently Asked Questions

Short answers to the most asked questions about Lighthouse Christian Academy

Education Is The Priority

Lighthouse Christian Academy, a private school and a ministry of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Dawsonville, Georgia serves grades K4-12. We use Abeka Christian School materials, in traditional classroom settings, with elementary, middle, and high school teachers who hold qualified degrees, have strong Christian character and a passion to guide students to realize their God-given potential.

How many days are in school year?

Lighthouse Christian Academy has 180 day in the school year,due to compliance with state and GAC standards.
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What do I bring to school?

School Supply Lists

(1) King James Bible
(2) Boxes 24 ct. Crayons
(2) Packages of #2 Pencils
(1) Rounded Tip Scissors
(1) School Supply Box
(2) Boxes of Kleenex
(5) Large Glue Sticks
(1) Package of Construction Paper (1) Complete Change of Clothes in a Zip-Lock Bag to leave at school
(2) Pocket Folders
(2) Containers of Clorox Wipes
(2) Erasers

(1) King James Bible
(15) No.2 plain yellow pencils
(4) boxes of 24 Crayola crayons
(1) box of 16 Crayola colored pencils
(1) box of 8 thin Crayola markers
(2) bottles of glue
(2) glue stick
(1) pair of Friskers scissors
(4) packs of 100 white index cards
(1) liquid hand sanitizer
(1) container of Clorox wipes
(1) backpack – prefer a pocket in the front for their Bible

+ Second Grade
(2) 100 packs of wide-ruled notebook paper
(1) wide-ruled spiral notebook

(1) King James Bible
(1) School Supply Box
(1) Box of 48 ct. Crayons or more
(1) Pair of Scissors
(2) Pkg. of Notebook Paper
(5) Spiral notebooks
(5) Pocket Folders
(1) Ruler with inches and centimeters
(2) Pkgs. Of #2 Pencils and/or Mechanical Pencils
(2) Erasers
(1) Pencil Sharpener
(1) Highlighter
(1) Compass (5th- 6th grade only)
(1) Protractor (5th- 6th grade only)
(1) Scientific Calculator (5th-6th grade only)
(2) Glue Sticks and (1) Bottle of Glue
(2) Boxes of Kleenex
(2) Containers of Clorox Wipes
(1) Package Construction Paper
(1) Combination Lock for Locker

7th -12th Grade
(1) King James Bible
(1) Magazine Holder
(1) Highlighter
(1) Pkg. Markers/Crayons
(2) Erasers
(1) Scotch Tape
(1) Pkg. Construction Paper
(1) Pencil Sharpener
(4) Pkg. Of #2 Pencils and/or Mechanical
Pencils
(2) Pkg. of Notebook Paper
(5) Spiral notebooks
(5) Pocket Folders
(1) Ruler with inches & centimeters
(1) Scientific Calculator
(1) Compass
(1) Protractor
(1) Combination Lock for Locker
(2) Boxes of Kleenex
(2) Containers of Clorox Wipes


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Are There Uniforms?

There will not be uniforms but there is a dress code. Specifics and standards of the dress code can be found in the Parent/Student Handbook.


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What Are School Hours?

Doors will open at 7:45. School starts at 8:00 am and ends at 2:30 pm.


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What Curriculum Do You Use?

Do you offer Dual Enrollment?

LCA offers dual enrollment opportunities for students In 9th-12th grades with UNG, Lanier Tech and Toccoa Falls College , And Truett McConnell.


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Are You Accredited?

Yes, LCA is fully accredited. We have been granted full accreditation by the Georgia Accrediting Commission.


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How Many Days Are In The School Year/Why Do You Start So Late?

Based on feedback from a parent survey, we have opted to have a longer summer break. LCA is in compliance with state and GAC standards and has 180 scheduled school days.


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What if School is Cancelled? How Will I Know?

Parents will need to use the Remind app for messaging. School closings will also be announced on the Facebook page, or can be viewed on Fox5 Atlanta. Generally, if area public schools are closed, LCA will close.


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Do You Have a School Lunch Program

We will not have an organized school lunch program. Students will need to pack their lunches and bring snacks for morning snack time. We may offer students the ability to order out food on Fridays, and may provide some breakfast items for purchase. Students should be discouraged from bringing drinks high in sugar or caffeine such as soda or energy drinks.


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